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SD@SF: Ross strikes out five in 1 2/3 relief frames

Tuesday will mark the first full day of the rest of the Brewers' 2013 season without their left fielder Ryan Braun, who was suspended for the remainder of the year for violating Major League Baseball's Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

Braun will not appeal the suspension that was announced Monday and will miss the Brewers' final 65 regular-season games, as well as any postseason play.

Logan Schafer will likely be the team's primary left fielder moving forward, but he has been needed in center field while Carlos Gomez nurses his right elbow, left shoulder and left hand injuries.

Manager Ron Roenicke announced the team will promote outfielder Khris Davis from Triple-A Nashville before Tuesday's game against the Padres.

Until Gomez is healthy, the Brewers will use a mixture of Caleb Gindl (who started there on Monday and went 0-3 with a walk) and Davis to replace Braun. Both Gindl and Davis have spent most of their time in Triple-A this season.

The Padres also ended the Brewers' four-game winning streak with a 5-3 victory on Monday in the first game of a four-game series.

San Diego is in the midst of a 10-game road trip, during which the Padres are 2-2.

They will send starter Tyson Ross to the mound on Tuesday for his fourth start of the season, but first since April 17. Ross started the season as the team's fifth starter, but a strained left shoulder forced him to miss 14 games. He returned to the team as a long reliever before the Padres optioned him to Triple-A Tucson on July 9 to get him prepared to return to the rotation.

Ross made two starts at Tucson, where he worked on his endurance -- throwing 62 and 70 pitches -- but also worked on his changeup to give him a third pitch to go with a fastball and slider.

"I wasn't able to use it much coming out of the bullpen, because you don't want to get beat with your third pitch," Ross said. "The first couple I threw in a game [in Tucson] were not that great. But if I threw a bad one, I'd come back and throw another one."

Ross will need to be added to the 25-man roster prior to Tuesday's game.

Padres: Marquis has damage to UCL
Padres starter Jason Marquis will miss the remainder of the season after he was found to have significant damage to the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.

Marquis allowed six runs on eight hits over 5 1/3 innings in a loss against the Cardinals on Friday, and his velocity was lower than normal.

He was given the diagnosis on Monday by Dr. Timothy Kremchek, the Reds' medical director and chief orthopedic surgeon.

This injury will almost certainly end Marquis' career with the Padres. He is on a one-year deal worth $3 million this season and went 9-5 with a 4.05 ERA in 20 starts.

Brewers: Hand returns to rotation
Brewers starter Donovan Hand will return to the rotation on Tuesday for the first time since July 4.

He's gone back and forth from the bullpen to the rotation during the past month, and this will be his fourth start of the season.

In his previous three starts, Hand has thrown 14 2/3 innings and allowed five earned runs with a record of 0-1.

Worth noting
• Will Venable is hitting .379 (22-for-58) with six doubles, one triple, three home runs and 13 RBIs in 18 games at Miller Park. His lifetime average is the third best all-time at Miller Park.

• Brewers shortstop Jean Segura is riding a nine-game hitting streak, while Padres first baseman Yonder Alonso has a 13-game road hitting streak.

• Brewers pitching had gone a franchise-record 36 straight innings without allowing a run before the Padres got on the board in the second inning on Monday. Comments